TEL-AVIV, Israel, Feb. 10, 2023 — REE Automotive Ltd. (NASDAQ: REE) (“REE” or the “Company”), an automotive technology company and developer of electric vehicle platforms, announced that it received a notice of deficiency (the “Notice”) from the Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”). The non-compliance cited by Nasdaq in the Notice is the result of the previously-announced departure of Ms. Lilach Geva-Harel from her position on the audit committee of the Company’s board of directors. With the departure of Ms. Lilach Geva-Harel, the Company is currently not in compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5605(c)(2)(A) requiring three members on its audit committee.
The Notice indicated that, consistent with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5605(c)(4), Nasdaq will provide the Company a cure period until the earlier of the Company’s next annual shareholders’ meeting or January 5, 2024 in order to regain compliance (the “Cure Period”). The Company is actively searching for an additional independent director for its audit committee and expects to fill the current vacancy and appoint a third independent director to the audit committee of the Company’s board of directors as soon as possible and within the Cure Period.
REE Automotive (NASDAQ: REE) is an automotive technology company that focuses on enabling companies to build any size or shape of electric vehicle on their modular platforms. With design freedom, vehicles Powered by REE are equipped with the REEcorner, which packs critical vehicle components (steering, braking, suspension, powertrain and control) into a single compact module positioned between the chassis and the wheel, enabling REE to build the industry’s flattest EV platforms with more room for passengers, cargo and batteries. REE platforms are designed to be autonomous capable, offer a low total cost of ownership, and reduce the time to market for fleets looking to electrify. For more information visit www.ree.auto.
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